Downtown Raleigh starts pilot program for food trucks

The city of Raleigh has launched a new pilot program that allows food trucks to operate on the corner of some downtown streets.Downtown Raleigh has hosted food trucks before, but only during special events or food truck rodeos. This six-month trial program allows trucks to operate at one of four designated zones.

Square Finds Profitable Niche Between Food Trucks and Starbucks

Square Inc. seems to have found its place, proving this quarter that the mobile payments processor is useful for more than just food trucks and farm stand sellers. Square showed that it could attract bigger businesses as customers, with a 61 percent increase in the volume of payments transacted from larger sellers. Shares rose as much as 18 percent to $12.28 Thursday, the biggest intraday gain since its public market debut in November.

STREET EATS: Food truck owners unite for access to downtown Prescott

A recently formed coalition of area food truck owners have begun prodding Prescott city officials for answers on how they might eventually operate within the city’s limits.There are a couple specific city statutes that prevent mobile food vendors from freely doing business.

City panels: Food trucks, picnic tables not appropriate for downtown Wisconsin Dells

Food trucks and picnic tables are soon to become endangered species in the downtown Wisconsin Dells landscape.Two committees met July 20 to determine the downtown’s future course regarding the potential allowance of mobile food establishments.

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